Our Audience

Since August 2002, almost a quarter of a million visits have been made to Mermaid Arts Centre by people to experience the finest of national and international arts. Local arts groups have also had the opportunity to showcase their talents in a professional venue.

Mermaid Arts Centre serves a population of 115,000 people in Wicklow and provides much needed access to the arts for the locality.

The demand in Wicklow and Bray is clear with more than 1 in 3 of households in Bray purchasing a ticket to Mermaid Arts Centre since opening.

In 2010, over 35,000 visitors enjoyed 364 performances at Mermaid and our touring venues throughout Wicklow.